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Crime Always Pays — Chapter Eighty-Five

Working as a botanical tour guide had benefits, but Raven couldn’t ignore that her job lacked intrigue. Perhaps this was the reason she loved it so much.

Despite living a life of mystery, Raven could run the tours with her eyes closed. But her mission to turn Stan into the police weighed heavily on her mind.

All she needed was one clue, one hint, so she could flip this whole thing around.

Stan’s lack of remorse was daunting. He acted as if he were invincible, believing no one could touch him.

Stan was in the driver’s seat, and Raven couldn’t find a way out.

Officer Stein had her back, but her entire body needed protecting. The thought of sex with Stan repulsed her.

She wondered what would become of her for sleeping with the devil.



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Karen Schwartz

Aspiring bestselling novelist, featured writer for The Daily Cuppa, kindness specialist, lover of short-form and chocolate.